Herald Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS http://heraldindependent.com/section/NEWS Sat, 1 Nov 2014 03:42:53 EST 1800 Fairfield Central beats Mid-Carolina by a nose, 7-0. http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150384773/Fairfield-Central-beats-Mid-Carolina-by-a-nose-7-0. WINNSBORO — After extending the chains, the nose of the football just barely extended past the orange marker, and it's a first down for the Fairfield Central Griffins. Sat, 1 Nov 2014 00:51:02 EST Swearingen tapped for Future Medical Leaders meeting http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150355688/Swearingen-tapped-for-Future-Medical-Leaders-meeting WINNSBORO — For a high school sophomore who wants to study to become a registered nurse and loves history, there aren't too many destinations more exciting than a Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:48:01 EST Dictionary Project impacts county students http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150295630/Dictionary-Project-impacts-county-students WINNSBORO — Third-grade teachers across Fairfield County School District complimented the Winnsboro Rotary Club for presenting dictionaries to their students. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:05:03 EST Fairfield County names Student of the Week http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150315542/Fairfield-County-names-Student-of-the-Week FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Academic Student of the Week for Fairfield County School District is Darius Wheeler, a student in the STAR Program at Gordon Odyssey Academy. Darius has perfect attendance and is discipline free for the first nine weeks. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:04:01 EST Tell us your story http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150332851/Tell-us-your-story Do you have a positive story of inspiration and good will you would love to share, one that will bring hope and encouragement to others? Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:49:03 EST State Constitutional Amendments on the Nov. 4 ballot http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150365384/State-Constitutional-Amendments-on-the-Nov.-4-ballot Amendment 1 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:05:05 EST Honors Choir ready for inaugural year http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150362770/Honors-Choir-ready-for-inaugural-year WINNSBORO — Fairfield County School District Honors Chorus is beginning its inaugural year as the district's premier choral performance group. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:22:02 EST Fairfield County Job Fair draws a large crowd http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150346255/Fairfield-County-Job-Fair-draws-a-large-crowd WINNSBORO — Many Fairfield County residents who find themselves asking “Jobs, where?” sought the answer at the Fairfield County Job Fair. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:25:03 EST Elite Ladies group discusses speech making http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150345367/Elite-Ladies-group-discusses-speech-making WINNSBORO — The Fairfield Central High School and Fairfield Middle School chapters of the Elite Ladies mentoring program met Oct. 28 and focused on speechmaking. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:19:02 EST Ridgeway set to pig out http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150359183/Ridgeway-set-to-pig-out RIDGEWAY — On a weekend when one might expect to see bubbling cauldrons, Ridgeway will be dotted with barbecue cook sites. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:34:03 EST Church hosts breast cancer, domestic violence discussions http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150344624/Church-hosts-breast-cancer-domestic-violence-discussions WINNSBORO — October is dominated by the World Series and Halloween, but the month is also dedicated to the harsher realities of both Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:18:02 EST West Springs Spook House still frightening visitors after 40 years http://heraldindependent.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/150370640/West-Springs-Spook-House-still-frightening-visitors-after-40-years WEST SPRINGS — An attraction billed as the oldest continuously-running spook house in the southeast is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:23:07 EST Griffins, Rebels set for Halloween clash in Winnsboro http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150361537/Griffins-Rebels-set-for-Halloween-clash-in-Winnsboro WINNSBORO — Fairfield Central High School (8-1, 5-0) will need to stay focused when it takes on Mid-Carolina High School (6-3, 3-2) tonight. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:23:03 EST Richard Winn Eagles on path to perfect season http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150362924/Richard-Winn-Eagles-on-path-to-perfect-season EHRHARDT — The Richard Winn Academy Eagles are on the verge of wrapping up a fantastic season with a perfect record. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:23:01 EST Elite Ladies initiative expands in district http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150280268/Elite-Ladies-initiative-expands-in-district FAIRFIELD COUNTY — The Fairfield County School District has announced the expansion of the Elite Ladies mentoring initiative to Fairfield Central High School. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:38:00 EST Richard Winn Academy announces honor rolls http://heraldindependent.com/news/news_education/150292396/Richard-Winn-Academy-announces-honor-rolls WINNSBORO — Richard Winn Academy completed its first nine weeks for the 2014-2015 academic year and had many students make the Honor and Merit Rolls. The Honor Roll consists of students who made all A's or E's in their current... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:08:03 EST Plans for WWII monument underway http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150313318/Plans-for-WWII-monument-underway WINNSBORO — A group of Winnsboro residents is working to raise funds for a World War II monument. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:20:06 EST Animal Shelter a vital resource for community http://heraldindependent.com/news/news/150292206/Animal-Shelter-a-vital-resource-for-community WINNSBORO — Early each morning, David Brown arrives eager to work. He is what some people may call “the dog catcher,” but he is truly much more than that. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:51:05 EST Air National Guard mobile experience like basic training http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150310572/Air-National-Guard-mobile-experience-like-basic-training WINNSBORO — Throngs of people showed up to test their mettle in the Spartan Race at Carolina Adventure World, and the Air National Guard was on hand to administer a test of its own. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:18:05 EST Students honored at Clemson http://heraldindependent.com/news/home_top-news/150278691/Students-honored-at-Clemson WINNSBORO — Two students from Fairfield Middle School recently received top honors at Clemson University Declamation Contest. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:51:13 EST